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Vijaya Raje SCINDIA

member of the Rajya Sabha

Vijaya Raje SCINDIA, Indian Member of the Rajya Sabha. India International Centre, New Delhi.

Background

SCINDIA, Vijaya Raje was born on October 12, 1919 in Sagar, Madhya Pradesh. Daughter of the late Thakur Mahendra Singhji.

Education

I.T. College, Lucknow.

Career

Previously associated with Indian National Congress and Jana Sangh. Member, Lok Sabha, 1957-1962, 1962-1967 and 1971-1977. Member, Madhya Pradesh Vidhan Sabha, 1967-1971.

Member of Rajya Sabha, since 1978. Leader, Sanyukta Vidhayak Dal in Madhya Pradesh Vidhan Sabha. Professional career: Founder President, Shishu Mandir and Scindia Kanya Vidyalaya, Gwalior.

President, Board of Governors: Scindia Kanya Vidyalaya, Gwalior. Madhav Engineering College, Gwalior. Samrat Ashok Technological Institute, Vidisha.

Chancellor, Sagar University, 1976.

Membership

India International Centre, New Delhi. Clubs: Gymkhana Club, Delhi. Willingdon Sports Club, Bombay.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Recreations: music, art, reading.

Connections

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father:
the late Thakur Mahendra Singhji

spouse:
His Highness the late Maharaja Sir Jiwaji Rao Scindia of Gwalior